Emotional tension can lead to physical ailments. Acupressure helps by releasing physical tension and re-opening the Qi (life-force) flow, which is prone to a balanced emotional state.
This helps to alleviate stress by working directly on the autonomic nervous system which calms nervous tension and increases resistance to stress. (source)
Did you know that our ears have 400 different acupressure points which all link up with other parts of our body. This is how you can massage the whole body by just massaging the ear. This is quite effective and has immediate results. Try it yourself and you will see that it really does work!
Justine explains this all beautifully in this short video. She is an excellent nutritionist with many other very clear, short, and helpful videos on holistic health! You can check out her youtube channel here.
Video: Massage the Whole Body from the Ear? How To Benefit Your Entire System with Ear Massage